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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 21, 1967|
|Born:||February 21, 1915||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Denton, Texas, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Matt Ballot has returned home after 12 years of hard drinking in all 48 states. His wife has managed to raise their 14 year daughter and 12 year old sun nicely without his help. Matt is considered a disgrace to the town he came from and now he finds himself trying to win the love of his children, his wife and the respect of the towns people. Set in Arkansaw in the 1920's.
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three 'cute' sons of widower Will Hall come to town in search of a wife for their dad, and pick our heroine. Vermilion needs to lay low to escape the marshal, so she accepts the boys' offer to visit pioneer community Pine Grove. Once there, she annoys local Mrs. Grundys but eventually starts to fit in. But what is that blackhearted villain Newt Cole up to?
Steve Kostain (Lund), nephew of the owner, begins working at a steel mill to learn the business from the bottom up. He rooms with a steel working family, the McNamaras, and falls for the daughter, "Red" (Sheridan), who is already involved with another steelworker, Jim (Duff.) Although he is at first has a hard time with his co-workers, he eventually wins them over, and also wins the girl.
A woman searches for her husband, who ran off after witnessing a mob hit.
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''''s life.
A playboy and a lady photographer allow social differences to come between them.
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway.
A pair of New Yorkers face culture shock when they buy a dilapidated country house.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'''' rights.
A novelist pretends to be married to hold his fans at bay.
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
Truck driving brothers are framed for murder by a lady psycho.
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother''''s education.
A gangster hides out in a boardinghouse full of eccentrics.
A Central American plantation manager and his boss battle over a traveling showgirl.
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A race-car driver tries to keep his kid brother from taking to the track.
A hospitalized detective probes the murder of a fellow patient.
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
Three childhood friends get mixed up with gangsters.
A detective tries to solve a murder in a house full of suspects.
An orphan searching for her father softens a gangster''''s heart.
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
A convict's sister falls for the captain of the prison guards.
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
A ne''''er-do-well learns the hard way that there''''s more to fire fighting than lying around the bunkhouse.
To win a bet, a society girl elopes with someone she hardly knows.
A reformed gambler risks his marriage when he returns to the betting table.
A playboy turns over a new leaf and starts from the bottom of the family business.
In the 10th film of the 66 Hopalong Cassidy movies, Russell Hayden makes his first (of 27 consecutive) appearances as Cassidy's sidekick/protege "Lucky" Jenkins. The character's actual name in the many Clarence E. Mulford books that featured him was "Mesquite" Jenkins, and Hayden's role was billed in this film as Mesquite "Lucky" Jenkins, and this film was the first and last mention of Mesquite Jenkins. This initial pairing of the trio of William Boyd,Russell Hayden and George Hayes(who only became known as "Gabby" when he wasn't allowed by Paramount to carry his "Windy" moniker to Republic when he departed the Cassidy series, which makes any pre-1939 cast listing showing a credit listing for a George "Gabby" Hayes a misnomer and in error for those who don't care for revisionist film history) is the one that many western-film and/or Cassidy devotees consider the best of all the trio pairings in the series. This one finds the ranchers near a Wyoming Indian reservation suffering heavy losses because of cattle rustlers that leave signs that the Indians are the culprits. Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and his pals, Mesquite "Lucky" Jenkins (Russell Hayden) and "Windy" Halliday (George Hayes) buy the Bar Three ranch in the territory, and Cassidy suspects Andrews (Morris Ankrum as Stephen Morris), the deputy government agent in charge of the reservation, of being the head of the rustlers. When Lone Eagle (Steve Clemente), a half-breed secretly working with the gang, is found murdered, Andrews incites the Indians to make war on the white men. Cassidy, as the leader of the ranchers, gains the confidence of the Indian chief (Chief John Big Tree, in a role not unsimilar to his later one pow-wowing with John Wayne in "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon") by pointing out that Lone Eagle was "half-bad because he was half-white", and with the help of an Indian scout proves that Andrews killed Lone Eagle. The Indians then join forces with the ranchers in a Cassidy-led mounted charge against the rustler's stronghold, with the effective agitato score written by Lee Zahler for the earlier "Borderland" as the stirring background music.
Calamity Jane gets mixed up in an Indian War and the friendly rivalry between Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill.
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.
When a miner is murdered before he can file his claim, Editor Saunders sends for Hoppy. Now the new Marshal, Hoppy learns Lilli Marsh owns the murdered miner's claim and her henchman Blackie was the killer. After Hoppy and the ranchers take care of Blackie's gang, Hoppy goes alone to face Blackie and Lilli.
A mining engineer teams up with a crusty deputy sheriff to solve the mystery killings at an old mine where the owner's family waits for him to die, and where a valuable radium strike may have been made.
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceé's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfriend is actually part of a scheme to swindle him out of some mineral rights he owns, she devises a plot to save him and expose the con artists.
Shortly before the curtain goes up the first time at the latest performance of Earl Carroll's Vanities, someone is attempting to injure the leading lady Ann Ware, who wants to marry leading man Eric Lander. Stage manager in charge Jack Ellery calls in his friend, policeman Bill Murdock, to help him investigate. Bill thinks Jack if offering to let him see the show from an unusual view point, after he forgot to get him tickets for the performance, but then they find the corpse of a murdered women. Bill suspects Eric of the crime, especially, after the second female lead Rita Ross told him she saw the women leaving from Eric's room. Then Rita is shot onstage with Eric's gun. Jack and Bill decide not to stop the show, but Bill preparing to arrest Eric. Is he on the right track ?
This musical short spoofs the production of Hollywood movies.
Visual Effects (short)
Several members of MGM''''s ''''galaxy of stars'''' attend an evening of music and a fashion show in this short film.
Misc. Crew (short)
In this short film, the audience is invited to sing along to songs written from the 1890s and early 1900s. Vitaphone Release 1619A.
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